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The Dorset Coast Express

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Pete Foster

On 22nd August 2019, the Dorset Coast Express steamed through Dorchester on route to Weymouth from its starting point at London Victoria, one of a number of 'specials' which are operated during the summer. Pete Foster, our very own steam and rail expert, was on hand to provide commentary on the train's progress past Culliford bridge here in Dorchester. It turned out that the train was running late due to a problem of some sort encountered at Moreton. However this gave Pete a chance to give some very interesting facts and figures prior to the train coming through…

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Photo credit: railadvent.co.uk